The Latest News On The API Economy

Apple Embraces Extensions in macOS, iOS 10

At this year’s Apple World Wide Developers Conference, one of the underlying themes Apple introduced was the concept of extensions. The goal being to blur the boundaries between apps on the platform, through widgets, but more notably, allowing developers access to many of Apple’s applications.

Dropbox API v1 Now Deprecated

Dropbox has officially deprecated the Dropbox API v1. While Dropbox encourages developers to transition to v2, and start all new builds with v2, v1 will remain available until June 28, 2017. However, all new features will be added solely to v2. The deprecation includes both Core and Business APIs.

Red Hat to Acquire 3scale

Red Hat announced that it signed an agreement to acquire 3scale. By adding 3scale to its existing portfolio, including Red Hat JBoss Middleware, Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Mobile Application Platform, Red Hat hopes to strengthen its enablement of the API economy with simplified cloud integration.